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Master of Science in Sports & Leisure Administration

Online
Degree

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Oral Roberts University’s Master of Science in Sports & Leisure Administration is an online program that can equip you to meet the business, coaching and experiential challenges that come with building a sports, fitness or recreation career. You will graduate with the knowledge, disciplines and insights needed to lead the sports and leisure industry. More than this, our commitment to educating your whole person—mind, body, and spirit—can truly set you apart by preparing you to bring innovative and team leadership to sports-related enterprises. 

Our unique mission to develop Spirit-empowered leaders will enable you to accelerate your leadership abilities and skills in a $900 billion global industry that is exploding with opportunities through mobile technology, interactive spectatorship, fantasy sports and performance analytics. These emergent technologies are opening the door for a new generation of sports professionals who are prepared to step in.

POTENTIAL OCCUPATIONS INCLUDE:
  • Sports Coach / Administrator
  • Fitness / Facility Center Manager
  • Athletic Director
  • Sports Development Officer
  • Event or Tourism Manager
  • Athletics Marketer

WHAT ABOUT ACCREDITATION?

ORU Online is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and utilizes the same world-class curriculum as traditional courses.

WHAT DISTINCT COURSES WILL I TAKE?

To earn an M.S. in Sports & Leisure Administration, you will take various courses such as Sports Marketing and Public Relations, Sports Analytics, Sports and Leisure Law, Facility Operations and Sports Internship.

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HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE ME TO GRADUATE?

This program is 30-credit hours. You could complete this degree in as little as 20 months when you enroll full-time. We consider full-time enrollment for this program as taking one 3-credit hour course over a 7-week term, with 6 terms per year. You take each course with those you enter the program, as well as connecting with your instructor and cohort in a webinar 4 times throughout each course. You complete the program by creating an applied project, such as authoring a fitness lifestyle e-book, packaging a sports-training program or launching a major sports organization initiative.

HOW MUCH DOES THIS PROGRAM COST?

Our affordable tuition means your finances go further. In addition, many students benefit from federal aid and our interest-free payment plan. To view your cost, click here.

ANY OTHER REASONS TO COMPLETE MY DEGREE ONLINE WITH ORU?

  • Graduate on time with a Success Coach who will walk with you every step of the way.
  • Fit classes into your schedule so you can balance work and family commitments.
  • Receive academic support with easy access to caring professors and helpful learning resources.
  • Access classes anytime and anywhere with our mobile-friendly and user-friendly online platform.

Ask us about our FREE introductory 7-day Graduate Orientation class that will jump-start your graduate studies. Experience what students around the world have gained earning a degree with ORU Online.

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